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QUESTION:

In 2015, Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress (representing New York’s 12th Congressional District in Brooklyn), was awarded what national honor? Advertisements

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It Happened Today in New York City

On January 20, 2003, legendary cartoonist Al Hirschfeld died at his Upper East Side home. One of the most important figures in contemporary drawing and caricature, Hirschfeld was most famous for his black-and-white line drawings of Broadway performers and productions. After the birth of his daughter Nina, Hirschfeld took to including her name hidden within …

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ANSWER:

5 Pointz Congratulations to Lee Gelber for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

The 2013 caper film, Now You See Me, climaxes at what now-demolished graffiti palace in Queens?

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ANSWER:

Gil Scott-Heron Congratulations to Leroy L for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

What Fieldston School graduate (one of only five black students there in the early 60’s) came to be known as “the Godfather of rap”?

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ANSWER:

A musselsucker Congratulations to Patrick Casey for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

A native of City Island is known to his neighbors as a “clamdigger”, but what is a resident who moved in from elsewhere called?

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ANSWER:

Mark Twain Congratulations to John for getting the correct answer first! This was the last Trivia Tuesday question of the year. We will be back with more great questions and answers in 2018. The 2016 Trivia Tuesday champion, Maria France Lefebvre, has retained her crown for the third year in a row with six first correct …

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QUESTION:

What author wrote of Wave Hill: “I believe we have the noblest roaring blasts here I have ever known on land”?

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